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Friday, January 29, 2010

Things we Love

Chippy paint....
Decorating with heart and soul....



If you are lucky enough to come across an item with soul - your battle is half over.
Just don't pass it up.
Mixing in these pieces with what you have at home is
often vital to getting the repurposed - vintage -
irresistible look we are all after these days.

the bird bath is on the tall side so it makes a great table


tip: table top decor -

use what you have, just mix it up for a fresh change of the seasons.

Open your mind, throw your favorites together and see what you come up with.
The boxwood, pheasant feathers and herringbone check are a reminder of winter; whereas, the nest, eggs and bundle of pretty flowers are a touch of spring to come.
The books and the texture of the fun new scarf are just plain irresistible.


~ junk to some is creative beauty to all of us.








these next few shots are purely for inspiration....




















have a Great weekend everybody....
... oh my, I just checked my account on line and I have 6 more shipments arriving today
.... oh my.
The Barn is going to be full of treasures this February.

2 comments:

time-worn interiors said...

Now you speaking my language! I love crusty, chippy, peely and how ever else you want to discribe it!
Theresa

Ticking and Toile said...

Yep, my language too! I can't even go into a regular retail store that sells "n e w " stuff.. ick! ha ha :0) I'm serious though, I can't even handle it...I need old, I need chippy, I need worn, I need memories, I need vintage!

Shellagh